Urban Economist and Training Officer

Urban Economist and Training Officer

Ethiopia The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Urban Economist and Training Officer

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on behalf of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHABITAT) is seeking to hire an Urban Economist and Training Office who provides a technical support to the development of Regional Urban Development Spatial Plans of different regions of Ethiopia, city/cluster/metropolitan plans and the provision of capacity building trainings to city leaders selected from different cities of the country.

Contract type: SB4 (SC)—Service Contract (SC) is a non-staff contractual modality.
Duration: One year (renewable).

Qualification and experience: Advanced (Masters’ or equivalent) Degree in Urban Economics, Economics, Urban development or Management, or a related field is required.

Interested applicants must have at least 4 years of relevant and progressively responsible working experience (6 years with first degree) at national or international level in the areas of urban and regional planning; training on the fields of urban development; in-depth knowledge of the Ethiopia’s urban development context and familiarity with the relevant policies, strategies and plans for urban development in Ethiopia; experience in interacting, collaborating, working and effectively managing partnerships with high level governmental officials/institutions and development partners.

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